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Herodotus

Herodotus was an ancient Greek writer, geographer, and historian born in the Greek city of Halicarnassus, part of the Persian Empire. He is known for having written the Histories – a detailed account of the Greco-Persian Wars. Herodotus was the first writer to do systematic investigation of historical events. He is referred to as "The Father of History", a title conferred on him by the ancient Roman orator Cicero... Read More

Bornc. 484 BC
Halicarnassus, Caria, Asia Minor, Persian Empire
Diedc. 425 BC (aged approximately 60)
Thurii, Calabria or Pella, Macedon
OccupationHistorian

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